NCCA Inducts New Member into Hall of Fame
The metal coil coating association welcomes Vic Locastro of Precoat Metals into the Hall of Fame.
Jeff Widenor, the president of the National Coil Coating Association (NCCA; Cleveland, OH), inducted Vic Locastro of Precoat Metals into the NCCA Hall of Fame during the NCCA Annual Meeting in Napa, CA.
Locastro became active in NCCA in the early 1970s and continued his involvement for more than 35 years. As an industry leader, he chaired several committees, served as a leading advocate for the association and served on the NCCA board of directors from 1983 to 1986.
He also helped to organize new committees that helped to expand the market and strengthen the influence of NCCA. His committee activity included the Marketing Committee, Container Products Committee, Building Products Committee, Garage Door Committee, Program Planning Committee, the Trade Show Task Force, and others.
Active in marketing the association, he helped develop marketing literature and establish the procedures in prepaint conversion projects, especially in the building products industry. He became an industry spokesperson in articles, seminars, trade shows, and he served as NCCA’s ambassador liaison to other associations.
NCCA Hall of Fame inductees must meet certain high standards of association activity and be a good example for the industry. Since the inception of the Hall in 1992, only 43 people have been so honored for their exceptional contributions to the coil coating industry.
NCCA is the leading association of businesses engaged in the process of coating coiled metals. Coil coating is an automated process that allows a high degree of customized coatings, producing a cost-effective quality product. About 100 companies from several countries are members of NCCA.